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  • EPA analysis finds combustion chemical, coal tar constituent carcinogenic to humans

    The Environmental Protection Agency on Aug. 21 released a draft toxicological review of benzo[a]pyrene that found the combustion byproduct and coal tar constituent is carcinogenic to humans and harmful to developing organs and systems. “There is no known commercial use for benzo[a]pyrene,” which is part of a family of air ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • ASTM D4239 - 12 Standard Test Method for Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke Using High-Temperature Tube Furnace Combustion

    Sulfur is part of the ultimate analysis of coal and coke. Results of the sulfur analysis are used for evaluation of coal preparation and cleaning, evaluation of potential sulfur emissions from coal and coke combustion or conversion processes, and evaluation of coal and coke quality in relation to contract specifications, as well as for scientific purposes. The competency of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Statement from EPA on coal ash

    WASHINGTON - EPA's pending decision on regulating coal ash waste from power plants, expected this month, will be delayed for a short period due to the complexity of the analysis the agency is currently finishing. As part of her commitment to ensuring the protection of public health and the environment regarding coal ash, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson had set a deadline to complete the ...

  • Clean Coal Technologies Moves to Dissolve Good Coal Joint Venture

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: CCTC) (PINK: CCTC), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, today announced it has sent a notice of default and termination to AGPL Investments Pte. Ltd. (“AGPL”) pursuant to the default and termination provisions of the ...

  • EPA plans to regulate coal ash

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today is proposing the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash, are byproducts of the combustion of coal at power plants and are disposed of in liquid form at large surface impoundments and in solid form at landfills. The residuals ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Advanced Combustion Systems Projects Selected for Funding

    The Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected ten projects to receive funding through NETL’s Advanced Combustion Systems Program. The program focuses on lowering costs and improving performance of combustion systems that generate electricity with near-zero emissions, including ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • House passes bill on coal ash

    The House on Thursday passed legislation giving states greater control over the management of coal ash, a coal combustion byproduct that poses environmental threats when put in landfills but is also commonly recycled for use in cement, concrete and other products. Some Democrats saw the measure as yet another attempt by the Republican majority ...


    By Associated Press

  • Workers Still Exposed to Combustible Dust Hazards

    An explosion last month at a Shanghai factory producing parts for Apple injured 61 employees.  The explosion is believed to have been caused by a build-up of combustible aluminum dust. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “Any combustible material (and some materials normally considered noncombustible) can burn rapidly when in a finely divided ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Air Products Collaborates with Huazhong University of Science and Technology to Drive Clean Energy with Focus on Advanced Combustion Technology

    Air Products (NYSE: APD), a leading global industrial gases and performance materials supplier, today announced it has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and a joint research and development (R&D) agreement with Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China on clean energy. The collaboration between Air Products and the State Key ...


    By Air Products

  • Industrial Combustible Dust Tragedies can be Prevented

    One year ago, a combustible dust explosion killed a worker at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, Tennessee.  During the same year there were additional two accidents at the plant that have been linked to combustible dust resulting in several additional deaths and injuries. The investigation found that significant amounts of fine iron powder had accumulated over time at the facility and the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Coal Tar Constituent Found to be Carcinogenic to Humans

    After analysis the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, has released a draft toxicological review classifying benzo[a]pyrene, a combustion chemical in coal tar, as a human carcinogen. Additionally the chemical is harmful to developing organs and systems. Benzo[a]pyrene is not used commercially but is ubiquitous in the environment from forest fires, motor vehicle exhaust, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Fighting Coal mill fires before they start

    As part of the new Coal Fire Detection system from Land instruments international, the Mill Fire Detector - a highly sensitive rapid response CO monitor - addresses and successfully prevents the danger of serious fire and explosions due to the rapid heating of stagnant coal inside pulverising mills. The CO detector is the fastest and most effective way of recognising hidden dangers and providing ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Clean coal technologies markets and trends worldwide

    Coal is expected to continue to be a dominant fuel in power generation due to its low cost and abundance. Nearly 7 billion tonnes of coal were produced globally in 2010, and over 40% of global electricity was coal powered. On a levelized cost of production basis, the global market value of coal-fired electricity exceeded $400 billion. Nonetheless, conventional coal power generation is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GSE Environmental Hosts Coal Ash Technical Seminar

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, held a Coal Ash Technical Seminar on October 18 in Chantilly, VA. The seminar, led by a panel of seven of the world’s top geosynthetics experts, covered a variety of topics of concern to the coal ash industry, particularly in regard to coal ash combustion and storage. ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • ZG Traveling grate coal fired boiler

    ZG traveling grate coal fired boiler can be used in bath room, school, hospital, restaurant, food factory, chemical plant etc. DZL coal-fired traveling grate boiler is composed of the body, chain grate, the former arch and the after arch, light furnace wall, steel frame and insulating layer etc. The boiler shall adopt single drum and vertical layout. The body ...


    By Zhengzhou Boiler Co., ltd

  • Coal Accounts for 40% of the Global Electrical Generation

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new market intelligence report "The Future of Coal Fired Power Generation Technologies," to their collection of Energy market research. For more information, visit ...


    By Marketwire

  • Coal-Water Fuel as an ecological alternative to Heating Oil

    What is “coal-water fuel” and how it can helps? Coal-water fuel (CWSF or CWS or CWF) is a fuel which consists of fine dispersed coal particles, water and plasticizing agent. This type of fuel is widely used as an alternative to gas and black oil on different heat generating facilities. The operational economy is the main of advantages of the ...


    By PC GlobeCore

  • `Green Coal` – a chance for climate protection in the UK

    'Magic coal from the steam cooker'. The 'quick coal' as a new energy for the 21st century offers the UK a great chance in order to generate energy and to reduce CO2 emissions – a German company is holder of the patent and will present the new and efficient technology on January 26 and 27 at the EBW UK in London. London, 14 January 2010 – 'Green Coal' Gco(c) is the key solution for serious ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • EPA Announces Plans to Regulate Coal Ash

    EMSL Analytical provides testing solutions for coal ash as well as combustion byproducts including soot, char and ash.   ...


  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

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